How do you store your junk? Too many cables

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  1. Gretsch Man

    Gretsch Man Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the middle if organizing my closet, and I have lots of cables I don't want to throw away. Some are coaxial cables, a couple HDMI cables of different sizes, some CAT cables for my computers, USB cables, etc. How do you organize your spare crap?
     
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    I wish I could..I threw everything in a couple of plastic bags..now I have 15 adapters tangled up more than Robin's pubic hair in a wind storm
     
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    zip ties and zip lock bags.

    Also, if you have more than 4 or 5 spare USB cables, throw the excess away/recycle. Nearly every new electronic device you buy will have its own USB. Ditto for anything more than a couple spare coax.
     
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    That's a good idea. I can put each kind of cable in a separate bag and put them into a drawer. Thanks.
     
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    I purchased a clear plastic 3 tier drawer setup, it's like regular clothes dresser, cut it in half and that's the size. I put all my wires and such in their, and I have it stored in my closet, no one knows it is even there but me. I like to keep my place clean.
     
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    In that case why not just throw a different one away?
     
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    I use briefs. Nice and snug. I tried boxers but just couldn't make it work.
     
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    In the future there will be NO wires...so just throw that shit away
     
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    I have the same problem man. I'm a musician and an audio/videophile, I have cords coming out of everywhere. But I can never find that one I need. I can't find a generic one to charge my MP3 player right now. I have about 20 of them.
     
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    Threw them all in a milk crate and put them in the attic of my garage
     
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    Put on some tunes, you're gonna be there for a while.

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